County’s unemployment rate at lowest level in five years

Montgomery County's unemployment rate dipped to 4.1% in December 2013 - marking the lowest level since 2008!

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Blue Bars: Montgomery County; Red Bars: Maryland

Montgomery County's unemployment rate was 4.1% in December 2013, according to the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.  This is the lowest it has been in five years, when in 2008 it was also 4.1%.

DED continues initiatives and programs to support our local business community.  These range from targeted business tax credits linked to new job creation to our award-winning business mentorship program that pairs prospective and new entreprenuers with seasoned, successful business executives.

We remain encouraged by this momentum and invite you to share your thoughts and ideas with us on how our department can further facilitate a robust business climate and thriving local economy.

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